I lombardi alla prima crociata, Ernani and Messa da Requiem at Teatro Regio di Parma, Macbeth at St. Francesco del Prato Church, Rigoletto at Teatro Verdi in Busseto, concerts, conferences and meetings will be in program to let you live the atmosphere of Festival Verdi 2020. A totally safe tour that will help you uncover piece by piece the history and the spirit of Parma, the life of Verdi and Toscanini through the places associated with music. Ending in style with auteur music in the splendidly animated theatres for unforgettable evenings
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We offer you a private and tailor-made tour, organized in compliance with the regulations to make you live your experience in safety and serenity. Ask for your customized tour.


A tour that combines the passion for opera music with exclusive opera evenings in Parma and Busseto theaters during the Festival Verdi, visiting the city and its many art masterpieces and charming old town. Then the tour touches Verdi’s land, BussetoRoncole and Sant’Agata, where Maestro Verdi was born, lived and cultivated his talent; then the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza with its enchanting fortresses and castles. 


3 days / 2 nights.  Validity: September 24 - October 18, 2020

Suggested for

This tour is the ideal tour for all music lovers and fans of Giuseppe Verdi. The Festival is a wonderful opportunity to discover the art beauties and the great heritage of fortresses and castles of this area rich in history.

The tour foresees:

  • 2 nights in 4 star hotel with breakfast
  • 1 dinner in restaurant (first day), drinks included
  • 1 first category opera ticket at Teatro Regio di Parma
  • 1 first category opera ticket at Teatro Verdi in Busseto
  • opera ticket delivery to the hotel
  • Parma Incoming phone assistance during the tour 

Services on request:

transfers, guided visits, entrance fees to the monuments, not included meals, tourist tax.

Safety protocols observed by our selected suppliers for this itinerary are available on request.

A tour following the passion for opera music and for Maestro Giuseppe Verdi, discovering the “Petite Capitale” with its artistic soul and Verdi’s and Duchy’s lands, territories full of fortresses and castles with an important history.

First day

Arrival and visit to the old-town of Parma: Cathedral, Baptistery, Farnese Theatre and the Casa Natale Arturo Toscanini(house where Toscanini was born). Lunch at leisure in a downtown restaurant featuring local Parma cuisine. Afternoon: free for personal leisure or guided visit to the ancient food shops in Parma city centre with the possibility of a tasting session of typical products: Parmigiano-Reggiano, Prosciutto di Parma (Parma Ham), Culatello di Zibello, Colli di Parma wines. Representation of an opera in Parma. Dinner free before or after theatre. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Second day

Breakfast and leave for Verdi Homeland: Roncole Verdi, Sant’Agata and Busseto, the house where he was born, Villa Verdi in Sant'agata, Teatro Verdi and Casa Barezzi Museum. Lunch at leisure in Busseto. Afternoon: visit to the National Giuseppe Verdi Museum inside Villa Pallavicino and to the Renata Tebaldi Museum. Free time in Busseto. Dinner free before or after theatre. Representation of an opera of the Festival Verdi. Return and overnight stay at the hotel.

Third day

Breakfast and check-out.
Now, customize Your tour! Ask us one of our proposals to enrich Your tour:
- Concert at the Teatro Farnese followed by a cocktail buffet at the Teatro Regio di Parma;
- Special visits to theatre's backstages that include tailoring, the set design room, the practice room, the dressing rooms and the stage;
- Special food experiences;
- Exclusive organ music concerts with music promenade;
- Pre or post opera gala dinners;
- Visit to the Franco Maria Ricci Labyrinth, the largest in existence, entirely made up of bamboo plants, and the Franco Maria Ricci art and book collection;
- Visits to amazing castles;
- Visits to beautiful nearby art and music cities.